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invest

v. to put money into a business or buy property or securities for the purpose of eventually obtaining a profit. This is distinguished from a gift or a loan made merely to accommodate a friend or taking a complete gamble. (See: investment)

invest

(Fund), verb advance, back, buy into, buy stock, deal in futures, employ capital, finance, gamble, infuse funds, lay out, lend, lend on security, loan, make an investtent, occupare, outlay, play the market, ponere, provide capital, provide money, put out at interest, put up, risk, risk one's money, sink, speculate, sponsor, support, venture
Associated concepts: invest capital

invest

(Vest), verb appoint, authorize, charge, charter, commission, confer power, deferre, delegate, depute, enable, endow with authority, entrust, furnish with rank, give a mandate, give authority, give power, grant auuhority, grant power, inaugurate, induct, install, instate, license, mandare, name, nominate, ordain, permit, privilege, put in commission, sanction
See also: admit, allow, assign, authorize, bequeath, bestow, capitalize, chance, clothe, commit, confer, constitute, contribute, delegate, deposit, designate, embrace, empower, enable, endue, enshroud, entrust, establish, finance, give, induct, instate, lend, place, repose, speculate, spend, supply, vest

TO INVEST, contracts. To lay out money in such a manner that it may bring a revenue; as, to invest money in houses or stocks; to give possession.
     2. This word, which occurs frequently in the canon law, comes from the Latin word investire, which signifies to clothe or adorn and is used, in that system of jurisprudence, synonymously with enfeoff. Both words signify to put one into the possession of, or to invest with a fief, upon his taking the oath of fealty or fidelity to the prince or superior lord.

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